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Premium member Presentation Transcript We Didn’t Start The Fire : We Didn’t Start The Fire By: Cameron Shaw A SPECIAL THANKS TO BILLY JOEL, THE WRITER OF THIS SONG : A SPECIAL THANKS TO BILLY JOEL, THE WRITER OF THIS SONG Slide 3: Harry Truman is inaugurated as U.S. president after being elected in 1948 to his own term; previously he was sworn in following the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. He authorized the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan during World War II. August 6, 1945 and August 9, 1945 respectively. Harry Truman Slide 4: He was injured early in the season but makes a comeback in June and leads the New York Yankees to win the World Series. He retired at age 36 and had the fifth-most most career home runs at (361) That was the sixth highest hitting average in history at (.579). He was also the only player in baseball history to be selected for the All-Star Game in every season he played. Joe DiMaggio Slide 5: Joe McCarthy, the U.S. senator, gains national attention and begins his anti-communist crusade with his Lincoln Day speech. May 2nd 1957 he served as a Republic U.S. Senator form the state of Wisconsin form 1947 until his death in 1957. He was heavily against communist people in the U.S. He made claims that communist were working with inside of the government. Joe McCarthy Slide 6: Marilyn Monroe soars in popularity with five new Movies including The Asphalt Jungle and All About Eve, and attempts suicide after the death of lover Johnny Hyde. Monroe would later (1954) be married for a brief time to Joe DiMaggio. That is why he is in this song. Marilyn Monroe Slide 7: Albert Einstein dies on April 18 at the age of 76. He was best known for Theory of Relativity and specifically mass-energy equivalence, E=mc2. Einstein received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics. It was for discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect. Einstein Slide 8: The H-Bomb is in the middle of its development as a nuclear weapon, announced in early 1950 and first tested in late 1952. A nuclear weapon is a type of explosive weapon that derives its destructive force from the nuclear reaction of fission or from a combination of fission and fusion. H-Bomb Slide 9: After a New York Times review by critic Robert Shelton, Bob Dylan is signed to Columbia Records. is an American singer-songwriter, author, musician, poet, and, of late, disc jockey who has been a major figure in popular music for five decades. Bob Dylan Slide 10: Refers to crack cocaine, a popular drug in the mid-to-late 1980s. Because of the dangers for manufacturers of using ether to produce pure freebase cocaine, producers began to omit the step of removing the freebase precipitate from the ammonia mixture. Crack Cocaine Slide 11: A collection of symptoms and infections in humans resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It is first detected and recognized in the 1980s, on its way to becoming a pandemic. AIDs Slide 12: In the early 1960s, oral contraceptives, popularly known as "the pill", first go on the market and are extremely popular. Griswold v. Connecticut in 1965 challenged a Connecticut law prohibiting contraceptives. In 1968, Pope Paul VI released a papal encyclical entitled Humanae Vitae which declared artificial birth control a sin. Birth Control Slide 13: Elvis Presley signs with RCA Records on November 21, beginning his pop career. He had many hit songs in his era. He was also heavy on drugs and had seizures on the stage. Elvis Presley Slide 14: The Ramones form, with the Sex Pistols following in 1975, bringing in the punk era. The movement went beyond the music to a cultural attitude of rebellion against authority as a way of life, the reverberations of which are still being felt today. Punk rock is an anti-establishment rock music genre and movement that emerged in the mid-1970s. Punk Rock Slide 15: Mickey is in the middle of his career as a famous New York Yankees' outfielder and American League All-Star for the sixth year in a row. He played his entire 18-year major-league professional career for the New York Yankees, winning 3 American League MVP titles and playing for 16 All-Star teams. Mickey Mantle Slide 16: In the 1980s Ozzy Osbourne and the bands Metallica and Judas Priest were brought to court by parents who accused the musicians of hiding subliminal pro-suicide messages in their music. Heavy Metal has roots in blues-rock and psychedelic rock. The bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, heavy, guitar-and-drums-centered sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion and fast guitar solos. Heavy Metal Suicide Slide 17: James Meredith integrates the University of Mississippi (also known as Ole Miss). University got its nickname Ole Miss via a contest in 1897. That same year, the student year book was being published for the first time. Ole Miss is not derived from Mississippi but is actually a takeoff from the title often given to the mistress of a plantation. University of Mississippi You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.